Here’s ‘The Last Of Us’ Remade as a Giant LEGO Build…

The Last of Us: Build Log

Wow, it sure has been a while since the last post about LEGO here on The PractitioNERD, huh?  Well congratulations, as we bring attention to LEGO builder Tim Schwalfenberg, who has outdone himself by building a The Last Of Us diorama that comprised of the outdoors and indoors of an entire city block.  According to Schwalfenberg,  over 20,000 bricks were used for the project, and it took him over 100 hours to assemble everything. Enjoy more of this creation after the break! Continue reading “Here’s ‘The Last Of Us’ Remade as a Giant LEGO Build…”

LEGO – Geek Me Five #8

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the legendary member of the Toy Hall of Fame, LEGO, in FIVE, GEEKY, yet easy-to-follow, points. Continue reading “LEGO – Geek Me Five #8”

Meet the new Acer Revo Build, the Stackable, Modular Desktop PC

In case you’re on of those people who love to customize your computer, but wish it could be as easy as building a tower of LEGO (wow, it’s almost like I have an affinity for LEGO here on The PractitioNERD, or something….) at IFA 2015 in Berlin, Acer has unveiled the Acer Revo Build, a modular mini PC that can be upgraded with a series of stackable blocks with magnetically aligned pins. The base unit’s footprint measures at 5’×5′ with either a low-power Intel Pentium or that awesome, new-fangled Celeron Skylake chip, 32GB of flash storage, and 8GB of upgradeable RAM. For upgrades, you can stack other components on top of that base unit like hard drives, graphics cards, etc. Continue reading “Meet the new Acer Revo Build, the Stackable, Modular Desktop PC”

WIRed #127: Black Friday Edition

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It’s time for Episode 127 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a mixed-use building with a bigger purpose, how to easily get started in building your PC, what it could be like to be a doctor for Mortal Kombat characters, and things I learned about Andre the Giant from a David Letterman interview! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “WIRed #127: Black Friday Edition”

WIRed #127: Black Friday Edition

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It’s time for Episode 127 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a mixed-use building with a bigger purpose, how to easily get started in building your PC, what it could be like to be a doctor for Mortal Kombat characters, and things I learned about Andre the Giant from a David Letterman interview! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “WIRed #127: Black Friday Edition”

Have ChooseMyPC Generate a PC Build within Your Budget!

ChooseMyPC Generates a Sample PC Build in Your BudgetWhen you’re building your PC for the very first time, it can be an overwhelming experience; mainly due to the wide variety of different components to choose from. Thankfully, to ease some of that confusion, the website ChooseMyPC can provide you a nice starting point by asking you a few questions, including whether or not you want to overclock, add a component drive, which operating system you wish to use, and what your project budget is. Continue reading “Have ChooseMyPC Generate a PC Build within Your Budget!”